Mr. Horne's Book of Secrets

Tag Archive: advice

Hints: #3 — Focus on the Now

The biggest mistake beginners make.

Hooked on a Feeling: Hope and Despair

Keep turning that chicken.

Hollywood has an Iconography Problem

Have you ever noticed how Jesus is everywhere? And I don’t mean “everywhere” in the sense that He’s divinely omnipresent. No, I mean the other kind of everywhere—specifically, I am talking about movies. Because people are putting Him in movies.…
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Yes, You do have Ideas

A lot of people never succeed at becoming writers. This is not so surprising. Some people don’t have the discipline or the drive. Some people discover that their real passions lie elsewhere. There’s nothing wrong with that. It’s just the…
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Help is Other People

There’s no getting around the fact that writing is a largely solitary art. There are exceptions, of course. Writing TV shows being the most notable. And the bookmill industry sometimes relies on writing by committee, where a number of talented…
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Blocks

Becoming a writer has been an eye opening experience for me, in many ways. I never appreciated all the work that went into writing a book until I actually did it. And I also didn’t realize just how possible it is…
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Something Relevant

Hello, all. This post will be short(ish). I don’t post often, because a part of me wants everything I put here to be somehow profound or thought provoking. But doing this makes the site stagnate. So I need to be a…
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